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  • 1. AS Media Studies Textual ResearchThis work will contribute to your coursework grade. The more filmtrailers you answer questions on, the more detailed your answers, themore marks you are likely to score.You should use the lesson time today whilst not presenting to start thisresearch – the work should be presented at the completion of the lessontime today.Secondary researchGo to the link below, read the article, and answer the questionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SuperheroWhat are the conventions of the superhero genre ?Film research questionsTo answer the questions below you need to research into the narratives ofbetween 4 – 10 films FROM THE SUPERHERO GENRE and watch trailersfrom these filmsTo research the narratives of the film, go to www.imdb.com and input thename of the filmA range of trailers can be accessed through the course bloghttp://asmediastudiescourseguide.blogspot.comYou must answer the set of questions below for each film 1. What genre conventions are present in each film? 2. Who is the target audience for each film? (Consider age, gender and any other factor you consider relevant) 3. Does the film fit easily with Vogler’s model of the hero’s journey? 4. Does the challenge or reinforce gender stereotypes – where the men do and the women watch and / or wait to be resuced? 5. List 5 specific examples of how each film seeks to entertain its target audience

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